Hockey Sports

Column: Look How Far We’ve Come

Nick Ross | Sports & Outdoors Editor | 03/23/2011 The BSU men’s hockey team took on the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers March 4-5 in their final regular season match up.  Before that weekend, the Gophers held a 7-1 lead in the all time series record; with BSU’s first win coming just last season. The first meeting in the history of these two programs was in 2000, I was a
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Physical Newspapers Still in Demand

Dallas Steffen | Staff Writer | 3/23/2011 The public does not support newspapers as it once did.  Over the last decade, most surveys report a change in the public's preferences of media from traditional media, such as newspapers and radio, to new media such as Internet news articles and social media.  In 2008, The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, a non-partisan group that researches public policy,
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Beavers Fall to Pioneers in Final Five Semis

Nick Ross | Sports & Outdoors Editor | 03/23/2011 The BSU men’s hockey team’s run to the WCHA Conference Championship, and hopes of an at large bid to the NCAA tournament, ended on Saturday by way of the Denver University Pioneers.   The Beaver’s finished the season with a 15-18-5 record, but gained some credibility in their new conference, holding their own for most of the game. The Beavers had
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March Madness Predictions

Bill Stafford | Sports Columnist | 03/23/2011  The fastest month of the year has come again as everyone feverishly scribbles in their NCAA March Madness brackets. This is one of my favorite times of the year because it's interesting for me to watch hundreds of thousands of people care so much about something they had very little interest in only a few short weeks before. All kidding aside, for those
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Sanford Center and Bemidji Off to a Good Start

Kim Powell | Staff Writer | 03/23/2011  Since the opening of the Sanford Center in October, it has impacted many local businesses during event days. “I believe that there has been a significant, positive impact on the Bemidji community,” said Bob LeBarron, the executive director of the Sanford Center. The Sanford Center has hosted many events since its opening, such as BSU men’s and women’s hockey games, Larry the Cable
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How to Take a Cheap Vacation

Kim Powell | Staff Writer | 03/23/2011 With summer just around the corner people are itching to get away from the cold weather and hit the beach. The only thing that is stopping them? Money. The best way to start saving up for a vacation is to put away a minimum of $10 from every paycheck. Over time, this will add up. Whether you know you’ll be going on a
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Ask Amber

Amber Gran | A&E Editor | 03/23/2011 Dear Amber, I live off-campus. I don’t really get along with my current roommate, but she keeps asking me what I am doing about my living situation next year.  I’m not a mean person and I don’t want to flat out tell her that I’m sure as hell not living with her next year, but I’m really not sure how to say it
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Q & A With Slug from Atmosphere

Jae Seifert | Photo Editor | 03/23/2011 Q: I notice you talk a lot about Lucy in your songs. Is that a kind of metaphor? A: Yeah, it started as a metaphor for the devil. And then from there people kept going, “What's Lucy?” and I kept making up new things for what it was. And then it slowly turned into all kinds of different things. It started as a
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Follett Chosen for New BSU Bookstore Provider

Sara Wielenberg | Staff Writer | 03/23/2011 Follett will replace Barnes & Noble as the BSU campus bookstore supplier on April 13. Every 10 years, state law requires the University to option up its bookstore contract. For Bemidji State, this process began last fall. The committee was comprised of three Student Association-appointed students, a faculty member, BSU business manager Robin Sylvester, and the Director of Procurement and Logistics. Bill Maki,
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Student Association Responds to Recalibration

Sara Lee | Staff Writer | 03/23/2011 The BSU Student Association revealed their official response to the administration’s proposed budget cuts on March 2 as a memorandum to the entire student body. The six-and-a-half page response addressed the main issues of recalibration and made suggestions to administration about particular cuts. The senate made suggestions such as “combining departments to address future budget concerns and to also keep as much variety